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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost +6, Yr B)

“AND THEY TOOK OFFENSE AT HIM”
(Mark 6: 1-13)

Forgive us for being suspicious, son of Mary:
of change and new ideas we’re rather wary. 116 more words

Lectionary Readings

Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost +5, Yr B)

FRINGES OF THE GARMENT
(Mark 5: 21-43)

Thin as a delicate cloth, this thing called
hope.
Thin as blood that flows in unceasing… 198 more words

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Poem For The Sunday Lectionary (Pentecost +4, Yr B)

AFTER THE STORM
(Mark 4: 35-41)

Clenched the straining oars so hard our fingers almost bled.
Stomachs now can ease their knotted tension. 176 more words

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"A Bribe Blinds the Eyes of the Wise"

i will confess Deuteronomy, with all it’s rules and admonitions, is not my favorite book in the bible, and yet I love the words about bribery found in today’s Old Testament reading from the… 349 more words

Faith

"Do All Americans Worship Idols?"

We have guests in town from another country who are living with Americans and visiting many others.

One of them asked her host “Do all Americans worship idols?” and the host was flummoxed. 387 more words

ExPat Life

Poem For the Sunday Lectionary (Easter 4, Yr B)

A PRAYER TO THE SHEPHERD
(Psalm 23, John 10: 11-18)

O Lord our Shepherd,
may your flock not want
in the refugee camps… 149 more words

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